Date: 8 Sep 2023
Location: London, GB
Mizuho 2024 Intern Programme – International Acquisition Finance Department (IAFD)
With a continuously active track record of 30+ years in the EMEA acquisition finance market, our highly respected team have an excellent track record in acquisition finance and deep relationships with private equity players across EMEA.
By utilising our speed of delivery and combining our understanding of the investor market with our industry and sector knowledge our clients rely on our experience and the value we can add in structuring solutions. We specialise in supporting our clients across the corporate life cycle, be it via idea generation, acquisition, divesture, recapitalisation or a minority equity.
We are looking for interns with excellent communication and presentation skills, who are highly numerate with an awareness of our clients’ needs and deadlines.
You will receive a focussed training experience in a small nurturing team, with access to real deals, with the primary focus being on financial modelling, credit papers, data research, pitch books and due diligence. You will spend time on the Origination Desk, with exposure to Portfolio Management, assisting team members in all aspects of origination, execution and portfolio responsibilities.
The Internship programme is a 10 week programme starting in June 2024. The aim is that successful interns will be offered a permanent position on the 2025 Mizuho Graduate Programme (commencing September 2025).
Candidates must be in their penultimate year of undergraduate study and be available to start full-time employment from September 2025 and have the permanent right to work in the UK.
To be successful at Mizuho, you must have a passion for financial services and identify with our values of winning spirit, inspiring trust and diversity of thought.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive
Mizuho Bank is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Agency of Japan. In the UK, Mizuho Bank is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority.
Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management.
With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial
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